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20 terms

vocabulary unit 7 lit

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abhor
verb- to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply.
amend
verb- to change in a formal way; to change for the better.
buffet
verb- to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly. noun: a slap, blow s: a hit.
chaos
noun- great confusion, disorder. s: anarchy.
commodious
adj- roomy, spacious s: comfortable.
corrosive
adj- eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic.
discern
verb- to see clearly, recognize s: detect.
extant
adj- still existing s: surviving.
implicate
verb- to involve in; to connect with or be related to.
inter
verb- to bury, commit to the earth; consign to oblivion.
martinet
noun- a stickler for the rules. s: slave-driver.
obviate
verb- to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of.
renegade
noun- one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw adj- traitorous; unconventional.
reprehensible
adj- deserving blame or punishment. s: objectionable.
somber
adj- dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit.
squalid
adj- filthy, wretched, debased. s: dingy.
turbulent
adj- disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy.
vociferous
adj- loud and noisy; compelling attention.
voluminous
adj- of great size; numerous.
waive
verb- to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer.